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Samsung’s First Android Go Smartphone Now Revealed Through Official User Manual

HIGHLIGHTS The user manual shows a removable battery pack It also details the preloaded Android Go apps The smartphone is likely to run Samsung Experience UX Samsung’s first Android Go smartphone has been a part of rumours for some time now. But now, Samsung has revealed the handset itself by posting its user manual in Russia. The user manual shows the model number of ... Read More »

Samsung’s First Android Go Smartphone Specifications Surface With Super AMOLED Display, Exynos 7570 SoC

HIGHLIGHTS Specifications of Samsung’s first Android Go smartphone surfaced These are related to the variant carrying model number SM-J260F The handset is found to have a 5-inch Super AMOLED display Specifications of Samsung’s first Android Go smartphone have emerged online. The smartphone with model number SM-J260G is said to come with a Super AMOLED display and an Exynos 7570 SoC. The latest ... Read More »

Motorola Files Patent for Foldable Smartphone; Microsoft Also Planning One With Three Displays

HIGHLIGHTS Both patents were filed in 2016 Motorola phone to introduce a cover with wireless charging support Microsoft device may have a display right at the hinge as well Folding phones and tablets will likely be the next big thing in the personal tech domain, with manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung, and Huawei all said to be working on their own foldable handsets. Now, ... Read More »

Sirin Finney Blockchain Smartphone With 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 845 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Sirin Finney is said to be the world’s first blockchain phone The smartphone sports a 6-inch 18:9 display Target price of the handset has been set at $999 (roughly Rs. 67,300) Switzerland-based startup Sirin Labs has launched a blockchain-powered smartphone called Finney. Last month, the company had said that FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn, will ... Read More »

Samsung Captures Half the Indian Premium Smartphone Market in Q1: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Company registered 16 percent Year-on-Year (YoY) growth OnePlus remained at second position with 25 percent market share Apple secured third spot with 20 percent market share Riding on the success of its flagship devices like Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A8+ and the newly-launched Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung climbed back to the top in the premium smartphone segment in India with 50 percent market share in ... Read More »

Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 1 is available via offline sale in India The phone has been priced at Rs. 5,499 It comes with cashback offers from Reliance Jio Nokia 1, the company’s first smartphone running Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition), is finally available for sale in India. Nokia licensee HMD Global had announced the smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February this year. ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Partners MediaTek to Make Android Oreo (Go Edition) Smartphone

HIGHLIGHTS MediaTek, Reliance Jio building Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone MT6739 SoC is among the new chips to support the lightweight Android MediaTek also showcased its Sensio MT6381 biosensor module MediaTek at its Curtain-Raiser for 2018 event in New Delhi on Tuesday revealed its partnership with Reliance Jio for developing an affordable smartphone running Android Oreo (Go edition). The new smartphone is expected to ... Read More »

Vodafone Launches Itel A20 Smartphone at an ‘Effective Price’ of Rs. 1,590

HIGHLIGHTS Itel A20 will come with a cashback offer worth Rs. 2,100 Customers need to stick to the handset for 36 months The cashback will be available through M-Pesa Vodafone India on Tuesday announced its partnership with China’s Transsion Group-owned Itel Mobile to launch the Itel A20 in the country with an effective price of as low as Rs. 1,590 – actually priced at Rs. ... Read More »

Can Google and HTC Crack the Apple-Samsung Smartphone Duopoly?

Google late Wednesday announced that it would pay $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,159 crores) for employees from HTC’s smartphone unit, prompting waves upon waves of speculation about what might come next from this hookup. But I have one hope: that Google’s clout and HTC’s design can give us something to challenge Appleand Samsung. Now, let me be clear. I’m not against either Apple or Samsung ... Read More »

Can Google and HTC Crack the Apple-Samsung Smartphone Duopoly?

Google late Wednesday announced that it would pay $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,159 crores) for employees from HTC’s smartphone unit, prompting waves upon waves of speculation about what might come next from this hookup. But I have one hope: that Google’s clout and HTC’s design can give us something to challenge Appleand Samsung. Now, let me be clear. I’m not against either Apple or Samsung ... Read More »